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It’s my D-Day!

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by BigRedSwitch, Feb 9, 2018.

  1. BigRedSwitch

    BigRedSwitch Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Today is my 41st anniversary of being diagnosed Type 1 diabetic. I was 3 years and 4 months old when it happened.

    I’m doing alright as it goes. Control is good, always has been. I grew up to be a big fella (6’5” and just under 20 stone, but not fat), and I don’t have any complications so far.

    So... where’s my free chocolate?
     
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  2. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    Well done, Big Fella!
     
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  3. Juicyj

    Juicyj Type 1 · Moderator
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    Well done - and thanks for sharing, no free choc but plenty of medals coming your way !
     
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  4. Jeremy_Wood

    Jeremy_Wood Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Happy D-Day! Sounds like you've had it easier than lots of others. Share your secrets to success?

    J
     
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    Sibyl Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Wow! Inspirational or what! Many congrats and well done!
     
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    KK123 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I doubt bigredswitch has had it any easier than others, I suspect he has put a lot of work and effort into it. Well done to him.
     
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  7. Jeremy_Wood

    Jeremy_Wood Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    That's totally what I meant. Hence asking for info on how he managed it. None of us get a free ride and we all have to work to get results.
     
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    Sue192 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Fantastic to read of your success! A large box chox (all over 85% cocoa, with nuts/chilli/spices in the posh ones) on the way to you, @BigRedSwitch! It's nice to know there are those who will survive a Zombie Apocalypse ;)
     
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    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @BigRedSwitch . Congratulations big man. Great achievement and a great source of inspiration to others.

    If a type 1, 6'5", 20 st guy wants chocolate I suggest we give it to him.:):):):):).

    Only hope you're a compliant hypoer , wouldn't want to be the one trying to hold you down and force feed glucose tablets.:):):):)
     
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    slip Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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  11. Salvia

    Salvia Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Happy d-day @BigRedSwitch; a great inspiration for the youngsters, and for the rest of us. And what a terrific role model your son has - gonna be growing up just like dad ! :)
     
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